Never tried open water swimming? Then our River Arun Swim is the perfect swimming challenge for you!  The 2024 River Arun swim will be held on Sunday 22nd September. 

I'd like to swim the River Arun with Aspire

Our River Arun Swim gives you the chance to soak up the English countryside in rural Sussex with a beautiful summer swim in the River Arun and a complimentary pre-swim snack.

The swim is around four miles long, and you’ll be swimming with a small group of up to 20 other swimmers, so you’ll have company the whole way. The River Arun is a tidally assisted river, which means that although four miles sounds like a tough challenge, it will feel much easier than swimming the same distance in a lake or pool. This makes our River Arun Swim the perfect open water swimming challenge for first timers.

What you will receive:

  • Open water swimming guides
  • Boat safety cover
  • SwimQuest swim cap
  • Memento if you raise the minimum requested fundraising amount 
  • Complimentary light pre-swim snack

Unsure whether this event is right for you? Have a look at our River Arun Swim FAQs.

Deposit with minimum sponsorship will be required to take part.

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